Live Out Your Dreams Here

Chattanooga is a place for adventure seekers. A place ripe with opportunity. A place that’s ready to welcome you with open arms.


Framed by scenic mountains and dotted with rushing rivers, Chattanooga is a nature lover’s paradise – not to mention our downtown district that’s brimming with museums, galleries, shops and more. There are plenty of things to do in Chattanooga, whether you’re looking to catch a live show or dine at an eclectic new restaurant. Looking for a chance to get involved in the community, meet new people, and help those in need all at the same time? Volunteering at a local non-profit is a great way to become familiar with your new neighborhood. Get involved with iHelpChattanooga to learn more. Friendly neighbors embody our city’s warm and welcoming spirit, and will have you feeling like a local as soon as you arrive.

Stats & Facts

What’s it like to live in Chattanooga? We’ll let the stats speak for themselves.

7.5/10 Weather Comfort

BestPlaces Comfort Index

#3 Best Place to Live in Tennessee

U.S. News & World Report

16.2% lower Cost of Living than the U.S. average

Best Places 2020

$359,000 Median Home Price

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Find out what each of our unique communities has to offer, from bustling downtown districts to scenic rural landscapes.

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In Chattanooga, we value education at every level, from kindergarten to college.

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High quality childcare options are sure to give you peace of mind while you’re at work.

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Health & Wellness

From yoga retreats to spa days, there’s no shortage of ways to improve your health and wellness here.

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Thanks to low housing costs, you can find your dream home here for much less.

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Getting Around

Easy accessibility by car and a growing public transit network make traveling in Chattanooga a breeze.

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Arts & Culture

With plenty of museums, annual festivals and concerts, you’ll never be bored while living in Chattanooga.

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Food Scene

Don’t miss out on our incredible food scene – from breweries to bistros, we have it all.

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Outdoor Recreation

Calling all adventurers! Chattanooga is the perfect place for rock climbing, hang gliding, and plenty of other exciting activities.

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